After Action Reports

AAR – Talon Defense Low Light Handgun

Instructor: Chase Jenkins Location/Date: Double Tap Training Grounds, Calera Alabama. January 20th, 2018 Equipment Details:  Handgun – Glock 19 gen 4, Frank Proctor Y-Notch sights, S3F stainless fluted barrel, Overwatch Precision TAC trigger Weapon light – Streamlight TLR 1-HL, Surefire batteries Holster – M3 Tactical Kydex Fedlr Torch AIWB with MOD Wing Magazine Carrier –… read more »

AAR – Modern Samurai Project’s – One Day Red Dot Fundamentals Workshop

Date: 1/14/18 Location: Gilbert’s Indoor Range in Rockville, MD Lead Instructor: Scott “Jedi” Jedlinski AIs: Dave Wampler and Doc Willoughby Students: 16 Gear Glock 19 Gen3 cut up by ATEi w/ RMR06 v1, frame stippled by SweatyMuddyBloody, OverwatchPrecision DAT, Agency magwell, Ameriglo black suppressor sights, stock barrel and recoil assembly Phlster Classic IWB kydex holster,… read more »

AAR – Rob Haught Shotgun 2017

09-10 December 2017 Casa Grande, Arizona Intro- This is the hardest AAR I’ve ever written. I’ve started and stopped so many times because I’ve struggled to articulate the nuance in a manner that does it justice. My AAR is going to struggle because of this, and I hope that readers don’t hold that against Rob… read more »

AAR – Kyle Defoor, Defoor Proformance Shooting, Scoped Carbine

I went to the Kyle Defoor, Defoor Proformance Shooting, Scoped Rifle Class at Saltwaters Range in St. Augustine on February 27-28. I attended the same class at a different location in November. I have taken the same class more than once from several instructors, and have not once regretted it, or felt like it wasn’t… read more »

AAR- Massad Ayoob Group

INTRO A quick synopsis to begin. I went to my first MAG40 class in September 2012. Besides a four day handgun class at Front Site, this was my first formal shooting class. Like many people who look back at their shooting skills, I was terrible. I was also on a college student shoestring budget. I… read more »

Writing an AAR, the How and Why: Enabling Continual Learning

Philosopher George Santayana once stated, “…When experience is not retained, as among savages, infancy is perpetual.  Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it.” Taking professional training classes, or even just going to the range to perform drills, provides an opportunity to learn and evolve.  A great way to ensure that lessons,… read more »

Project Appleseed AAR

I stepped outside my comfort zone last weekend and attended an Appleseed event. For those not familiar with Project Appleseed, the organization’s website states: “Project Appleseed™ isn’t a gun club or a militia, nor is it a historical society. Instead, we are a non-partisan group of men and women (known as the Revolutionary War Veterans… read more »

Semper Paratus Arms AR-15 Armorer Course AAR

Semper Paratus Arms 2 Day Armorer Course May 16/17, 2017 Greater Seattle, WA area Instructor: William Larson   I had seen the announcement for this course by watching Will Larson’s company’s posts on Facebook.   I was paying attention to this and was in the process of fitting it into my schedule… read more »

Citizens Defense Research’s The Armed Parent/Guardian AAR

So my friend John Johnston of Ballistic Radio called me out on a recent Primary and Secondary modcast to check out his class Contextual Handgun: The Armed Parent/Guardian.  Since the class was only about 90 minutes away and hosted by the Sentinel of Freedom John Murphy at FPF Training, in Culpeper, Virginia, how could I resist? Later… read more »


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